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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-11302

Wispy clouds cling to the walls of Tenorio's crater lake.  This densely forested volcano provides habitat for some of Costa Rica's most exotic wildlife, including pumas, jaguars, tapirs, and a wide variety of bird life.  Heavy rainfall in this forested terrain feeds crystalline waters that are important in regional hydrology. Photo by Eliecer Duarte (OVSICORI-UNA).

Wispy clouds cling to the walls of Tenorio's crater lake. This densely forested volcano provides habitat for some of Costa Rica's most exotic wildlife, including pumas, jaguars, tapirs, and a wide variety of bird life. Heavy rainfall in this forested terrain feeds crystalline waters that are important in regional hydrology.

Photo by Eliecer Duarte (OVSICORI-UNA).


Tenorio